Flammable, corrosive or explosive items Most people assume that a professional moving company will transport everything consumers ask of them. However, what many people don't know is that most moving companies have a list of disallowed items they can't carry. Many of these items are dangerous or have legal complications when transported, so be sure to check your moving company's list of prohibited items on their website and call them with any questions you may have before moving day arrives. If your move will be picked up and delivered within 24 hours, the moving company may allow perishable goods to be transported as long as they are properly packed.
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Do movers want you to empty drawers?Inez Buttolph3 minutes 12, seconds read
It depends on the moving company, but usually there is no need to empty the moving drawers. However, we encourage you to do so: your items will be safer when they are packed in moving boxes and your furniture will be lighter and therefore safer and easier to move.
How long does it take the average person to pack and move?Inez Buttolph3 minutes 0, seconds read
As a basic rule, allocate one full day of packing per room, twice as much if you have a lot of things. So, if you have a studio apartment, suppose it will take 1 to 2 days to pack; 2 to 3 days for a one-bedroom apartment; and approximately 7 to 8 days for a five-bedroom apartment.
What is the average cost of a local move for a 3 bedroom house?Inez Buttolph2 minutes 0, seconds read
This average is based on a moving weight of 10,000 pounds and does not include extras such as packing services. Factors that influence the cost include the length of the rental, the distance traveled, the number of containers and the size of the container.
Do movers unpack your stuff?Inez Buttolph2 minutes 47, seconds read
Full-service carriers don't just pack your house, they can also unpack for you. While you focus on other tasks associated with installation, your movers will make sure everything goes where it's supposed to go.